Series (Game 2 of 2)

Series tied 1-1

Game 1: Wednesday, September 28th
Game 2: Saturday, October 1st

Avalanche 4

(2-4-0, 4 pts)

Kings 1

(3-2-2, 8 pts)

9:00 PM ET, October 1, 2011

MGM Grand Garden Arena

1 2 3 T
COL 2 2 04
LA 0 0 11

Top Skaters

Colorado: M. Duchene - 2 G

Los Angeles: S. Gagne - 1 G

Kings routed by Matt Duchene-led Avs in Las Vegas

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Matt Duchene scored twice, Milan Hejduk had two assists, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 in a preseason game at MGM Grand on Saturday night.

The Avalanche (2-4), who outshot the Kings 30-14, rebounded from a 6-0 loss to Los Angeles (3-2-2) this week.

Duchene and Paul Stastny scored 54 seconds apart to give Colorado a 2-0 lead in the first period. The Avalanche pushed the edge to 4-0 when Duchene and David Jones netted power-play goals in a span of 29 seconds in the middle period. Duchene's goal came during a 5-on-3 advantage.

Simon Gagne cut the Kings' deficit to 4-1 with a power-play goal 54 seconds into the third period.

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